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    Thursday, April 19, 2018
    In recognition of Teen Driver Safety Week (October 15th -21st), AAA - The Auto Club Group is awarding $300 mini-grants totaling approximately $5,000 to various Minnesota high schools who applied for funding to enhance teen driving in their communities.  On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, Scott Dieter, Agent/Owner from AAA Insurance Agency in Rochester and Chad Carlson from AAA in Burnsville, were ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, April 18, 2018
    The Garden Fair (at the History Center of Olmsted County) June 2, 20189am-3pm ​ Vendors, an "All Things Gardening"  Rummage Sale, Kid's Activities, Food Trucks, and Master Gardeners, Rochester Garden & Flower Club, and Shades of Green Hosta Society on site to answer all gardening questions!Admission: One non perishable food item, paper product or cleaning item to help stock the pantry for ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, April 13, 2018
    Braun Intertec is pleased to announce Brian Carlson has joined the firm in the Rochester, MN office.  Mr. Carlson brings 30 years’ experience in project development, client relationship management and industry experience in commercial, institutional and industrial applications.  Mr. Carlson will be responsible for projects in the Upper Midwest Region of the US, specifically focusing on Building ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest
    Wednesday, April 11, 2018
    RAMSP Spring Educator Forum  Rochester Area Math Science Partnership (RAMSP) is hosting a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) forum to provide engaging peer-to-peer learning opportunities about STEM on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at Southeast Service Cooperative in Rochester. The STEM Forum is open to all SE Minnesota educators, business partners, and community members.  Lee ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, General News Article, Community, Education
    Wednesday, April 11, 2018
    RCTC STUDENTS ELECT EXECUTIVE OFFICERS   (Rochester, MN)— The final results have been tallied and RCTC students have elected the next set of executive officers for RCTC’s Student Government. Elections for Student President, Vice President, and Treasurer were held Tuesday and Wednesday through an online system accessible to all students. There were eight candidates in the running for the three ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, General News Article, Education, Community
    Wednesday, April 11, 2018
    Rochester Community and Technical College Student Awarded Cooke Foundation Scholarship     (Rochester, MN) Rochester Community and Technical College is proud to announce student Munira Alimire has been awarded a prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship. Ms. Alimire is a current student at RCTC and holds an executive leadership position as the Student Senate Secretary. She was the only ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, General News Article
    Friday, April 06, 2018
    Skilled Construction Laborer Training!  Your Future Begins Now! Workforce Development, Inc., in conjunction with the Laborer's Union, is offering a four week Laborers Training. This is your opportunity to work in the building sector, industrial sector, energy sector or even highway and heavy.  You will earn your OSHA 30 certification, a flagger's card, and much, much more.  There is NO cost to ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Press Release, Women
    Thursday, April 05, 2018
    Rochester, MN — Many people have an interest in photography, but how many actually have the skills and knowledge to become a professional? On May 15th, Erin Young of Erin Young Portrait Design in Rochester, Mn will be sharing her expertise as a professional photographer, helping other photographers learn the art of taking maternity photos.  Young's class, Artisitc Maternity Sessions, is part of ...read more
    Categories: Education, Women, Press Release, General News Article
    Wednesday, April 04, 2018
    “MPCA grants are currently open for cost-effective projects to reduce emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in a wide range of organizations throughout Minnesota.”   This linkhttp://www.pca.state.mn.us/voc provides an overview of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s grant program. More information about reducing VOC emissions can be found here… ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community, Human Interest, General News Article
    Tuesday, April 03, 2018
    Art on the Ave Art on the Ave is an annual spring art festival in the Slatterly Park neighborhood. The event showcases local artisans and musicians. The highlight of the event is unveiling of a permanent boulevard sculpture, which will be the fourteenth public sculpture brought to the neighborhood. Locally designed T-shirts will be available for sale. Art on the Ave is an initiative to promote ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article
    Tuesday, April 03, 2018
    Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Women, Chamber, Human Interest
    Friday, March 30, 2018
    Smith Schafer & Associates Tax Manager, Kyle Spicer, CPA, is a candidate for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Man of the Year.The Man & Woman of the Year is a philanthropic contest for LLS. Candidates raise funds in honor of two local children who are blood cancer survivors. The man and woman who raise the most during the 10 week campaign are awarded the prestigious title of Man or Woman of ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Thursday, March 29, 2018
    News Release March 29, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  NAWIC Chapter 346 To Hold 25th Anniversary Celebration  ROCHESTER,MN —March 23, 2018 marks the 25th anniversary for the Southeast Minnesota Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC). The chapter was established with the help of our peers in the Minneapolis – Saint Paul chapter and has grown from a handful of ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Press Release, Women, Education, Human Interest
    Tuesday, March 27, 2018
    ​Masood Dehnavifar has joined Merchants Bank as Senior Vice President/Trust Department Manager, according to Merchants Financial Group, Inc. President & CEO Greg Evans. Dehnavifar was an attorney with Ryan & Grinde, Ltd., with offices in Rochester and St. Charles, focusing on both the transactional and litigation aspects of wills, trusts, probate and estate planning. Merchants Bank has 21 ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest
    Tuesday, March 27, 2018
    PLEASE JOIN US MAY 1FOR A WOMEN’S NETWORKING EVENT.Gain insights, share experiences and grow professionally and personally. Enjoy lunch in a casual atmosphere while networking with some of Minnesota’s most successful women.  Date:               May 1, 2018    Time:               11:30a.m.: Registration                             12:00p.m.: Lunch and presentation by Craig ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Women, Community, Human Interest
    Friday, March 23, 2018
                               5 Knowledge Bowl Teams Advance to State Northfield (2 teams), Rochester Mayo, Rushford-Peterson, and Spring Grove will move on!  The 2018 Senior High Knowledge Bowl Regionals, sponsored by the Southeast Service Cooperative, were held on March 19, 2018 at the Wood Lake Meeting Center in Rochester.  The following area teams competed after advancing from Sub-Regionals.  ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
    Friday, March 23, 2018
    HGA Announces New Hire​ HGA is pleased to welcome Carol Karnes, LEED AP, NCIDQ, as an interior designer.   Karnes has more than 30 years of interior design experience in the Rochester area. Before joining HGA, she led her own interior design firm, Carol Karnes Design Consulting, where she specialized in renovations, additions, new construction and space planning for commercial and residential ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Wednesday, March 21, 2018
    TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® believes EVERY mom should be celebrated on Mother’s Day. That's why TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® of Rochester, MN has initiated Movers for Moms® and is teaming up with local organizations to collect essential items. The Movers for Moms® program seeks to recognize moms in crisis on Mother’s Day by arranging donations to women living in local shelters. Locally, those items will be ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Women, Community, Human Interest, Chamber
    Saturday, March 03, 2018
    Sunday nights are boring in Rochester right? Wrong! It's simple come on down for Linguistico's debut language exchange. Grab a bite to eat, or have some drinks, and speak in either Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, or French, NO English allowed. Whether you are a complete newbie or seasoned pro, feel free to come on down and simply say hi! Around the room will be our "Conversationalist" in ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community, Education
    Wednesday, July 06, 2016
    Loffler Companies is pleased to announce A+ Imaging Systems of La Crosse, WI and Rochester, MN now part of Loffler CompaniesPosted on 07/6/2016 A+ Imaging Systems clients to benefit from Loffler’s wide range of business technologies and services, specialized training, award-winning service and support, and customer-first focus. A+ Plus Imaging team joins Loffler to continue to bring first-class ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, June 27, 2016
    Loffler Companies named a 2016 Best Place to Work by Minneapolis St Paul Business JournalPosted on 06/27/2016 Best Place to Work recognition recognizes Loffler employees are happy working to provide top business technology and services to clients throughout growth and market expansion Loffler Companies, the Upper Midwest’s largest privately owned business technology and services provider, has ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release